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Bentley Continental GT becomes 420kW sled dog

31 Jan 2012 News

Bentley Continental GT becomes 420kW sled dog

The folks at Bentley have decided to liven up the usually mundane winter sport of “skijoring” by giving a group of journalists from <i>AutoExpress</i> the chance to experience it whilst holding onto the reins of a V8-powered Continental GT.

The folks at Bentley have decided to liven up the usually mundane winter sport of “skijoring” by giving a group of journalists fromAutoExpress the chance to experience it whilst holding onto the reins of a V8-powered Continental GT.

Skiijoring is normally undertaken with the assistance of a dog or horse, but Bentley were not content with natural horsepower, instead deciding that the internal combustion variety was more suited to the situation.

Skiers reach speeds up to 65km/h.